The Catholic University of America


Studio Art with Digital Concentration

Students majoring in Studio Art with a Digital Concentration receive a wide variety of skills and hands-on experience in graphic design, animation, photography and video. Studio Art majors with a Digital Concentration will graduate prepared with real-world expertise, making them ideal candidates in creative industries ranging from advertising, video production, special effects, 3D animation, and more. Students work in our high-end Digital Art lab and have access to large format ink-jet photo printers, HD video cameras, lighting equipment, and state of the art Apple computers loaded with the Adobe Creative Suite and other industry-standard applications. Students will work closely with our award-winning faculty to develop a competitive professional-level portfolio.

Please contact advisor Professor Jonathan Monaghan for more information

Suggested 14-course sequence:

Freshman Year
ART 231: Intro to Digital Design
ART 232: Intro to Digital Art

Sophomore Year
ART 207: Drawing and Composition for Artists II
ART 208: Drawing and Composition for Artists I
ART 211: History of Art: Prehistoric to the Middle Ages
ART 212: History of Art: Renaissance to Modern

Junior Year
ART 332: Contemporary Art (1945- Present)
ART 353: Junior Studio Art Seminar

x2 Digital Art Courses, such as:
ART 236: Time Based Media
ART 385: Screen Printing

Senior Year
ART 451: Senior Art Seminar

x3 Digital Art Courses, such as:
ART 309: Introduction to Photography
ART 383: Video Production
ART 386: Intro to 3D Modelling and Animation




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Department of Art
The Catholic University of America
Salve Regina Hall
620 Michigan Ave NE
Washington DC 20064

Phone: 202-319-5282
Fax: 202-319-6390

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm